This item hit my inbox today, and at first glance, I got pretty excited, because 40% off any full-priced item is like getting it during the first round of sales. And since 00P and XXSP in the good merchandise is usually sold out before an item goes on sale, this would be a good opportunity to pick up something you like, for a sale price, while the small sizes are still available!
But, then I took another look at the coupon and noticed it says, “In stores only”. Wait a minute…Ann Taylor is the store who very publicly announced it was no longer selling size 16 (and very quietly, sizes 00P and XXSP) in stores, making them only available online. So by making this an “in stores only” coupon, Ann Taylor has essentially ignored it’s most petite and most plus size customers.
How strange that a store that specifically made the decision to only offer certain sizes online, would then turn around and use “in store only” promotions. If certain sizes are only offered online, this is a bit frustrating for the customers unable to benefit from the promotion due to the actions taken by the company.
How unfair is that?!